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Incentives for bank staff too highly focused on sales

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:27 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Incentives for bank staff too highly focused on sales The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published Bank Incentive Structures, its thematic review of how banks in New Zealand incentivise their staff. The report sits alongside the recently published ... More >>

Supporting family and friends who have been scammed

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:07 am | Financial Markets Authority

How do you support a family member or friend who you believe are being scammed? More >>

CBL Investigation update

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:32 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA is aware of the significant ongoing interest in its CBL investigation. The FMA set out details of this investigation in July. More >>

Disclosure documents in English and te reo Māori

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:54 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Exemption passed to enable disclosure documents in English and te reo Māori The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has granted a class exemption to enable companies who offer investments to publish product disclosure statements (PDS) in both te reo ... More >>

FMA publishes annual report 2018

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 11:05 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published its annual report for the financial year ending June 30 2018. The report highlights a number of key activities that took place in the year, including the launch of the joint FMA/RBNZ Culture and Conduct ... More >>

FMA update on Forestlands

Friday, 12 October 2018, 10:35 am | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA has decided not to seek costs arising from its application to put the Forestlands companies 2-12 and 14-20 into liquidation. More >>

KiwiSaver nears $50 billion in 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 2:14 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA publishes a report every year based on all providers’ statutory data for the year to the end of March. Total funds in KiwiSaver for the 2018 period were just under $50 billion dollars and the number of people in KiwiSaver has risen to more ... More >>

FMA issues infringement notice to Pacific Eagle Capital

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued an infringement notice to Pacific Eagle Capital (PEC) for failing to file financial statements by its due date. More >>

Investor Week encourages investors to take the plunge

Monday, 1 October 2018, 1:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

World Investor Week encourages investors to take the plunge The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has launched a new campaign for World Investor Week to help New Zealanders become more confident investors by addressing some of the uncertainties around investing. ... More >>

FADC decisions published

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:56 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee (FADC) has released its decision in two cases brought by the FMA. The decisions can be viewed at the FADC website: http://www.fadc.govt.nz/decisions/ More >>

KiwiSaver Risk Quiz highlights key messages for investors

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 12:19 pm | Financial Markets Authority

People who took the FMA’s KiwiSaver Risk Quiz understood the importance of keeping contributing through any investment downturn, but the results highlight some key areas where more work to help investors is needed. More >>

Forestlands companies placed in liquidation

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 3:30 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The High Court in Nelson has placed Forestlands companies 2-12 and 14-20 into liquidation. More >>

Is trust the new currency?

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 12:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Presentation by Rob Everett to the Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ 2018 National Conference More >>

Preparing for investment storms

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 9:42 am | Financial Markets Authority

KiwiSaver members can prepare for investment storms by being in the right type of fund and continuing to contribute through any downturn. More >>

Helping KiwiSaver members weather investment storms

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 10:24 am | Financial Markets Authority

In preparation for Sorted Money Week 2018 the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is launching an online quiz to help younger KiwiSaver members understand how to react when investments rise and fall in stormy markets. More >>

KS members say dollar fee information is useful

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:07 am | Financial Markets Authority

The vast majority (86%) of KiwiSaver members who saw their fees in dollar amounts in their annual statements this year rated the information as “quite or very useful”, an FMA survey has found. Members rated their current balance as the most useful information ... More >>

Decision in FMA and the administrators of CBL case

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:52 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Decision in the case stated procedure between FMA and the administrators of CBL Corporation Limited More >>

FMA sets out its work plan for the year ahead

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 12:03 pm | Financial Markets Authority

FMA sets out its work plan for the year ahead The FMA has released its annual corporate plan as the conduct and culture of New Zealand’s financial services industry comes under greater scrutiny. More >>

Customers not focus of replacement business at insurers

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 1:43 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is considering regulatory action against three large financial institutions or qualifying financial entities (QFEs) following a review of insurance replacement business practices. More >>

CBL investigation update

Friday, 13 July 2018, 12:57 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA investigation into the conduct of CBL Corporation Limited (“CBL”) and its directors is ongoing. Due to investor interest in these matters an update on the investigation is appropriate at this time. More >>

 

 

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